What do the colors on the flag represent?<br />The green, flag pole side, represents the Republic of Ireland. The orange, far side of flag pole, represents Northern Ireland which is controlled by the United Kingdom. The white represents peace between the two countries.<br />
Sports<br />Rugby <br />Hurling (like field hoccey)<br />Gaelic Football (cross between rugby and soccer )<br />Camogie (women’s hurling)<br />
Famous Irish Songs<br />Molly Malone<br />The Tart with a Cart<br />Danny Boy<br />It’s a Long Way to Tipperary<br />Salonica<br />The Croppy Boy<br />Anhrama BhFiann<br />
Famous Irish Foods <br /><ul><li>The Full Irish
Whiskey Trifle</li></li></ul><li>Schooling<br />In Ireland the population is smaller than the USA but the student teacher ratio is three students more than the USA's student teacher ratio. When schooling was outlawed in Ireland they still taught. They student were taught to from memory. These classes would be held behind hedges so they were called hedge schools.<br />
Population<br />The population density in Ireland is one-hundred sixty-seven per square mile. Ireland is home to about 4,000,000 people.<br />
Country <br />17th largest national debt<br />70,280 square Kilometers<br />Has two official languages (Irish Gaelic, English)<br />Currency is the Euro (Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland use Sterling)<br />
Words that We use that are from Ireland<br />Banshee<br />Galore<br />Smithereens<br />Hooligan<br />Reprobate<br />Tantrum <br />
Spots to visit in Ireland<br />Guinness Store House (Dublin)<br />The Dun Aengus(Aran Islands)<br />Dunamase Castle (Ballycarroll)<br />Trinity College (Dublin)<br />
Famous Irish People<br />Pierce Brosnan<br />Paul David Hewson<br />Oscar Wilde<br />Ernst Thomas Sinton Walton<br />Elizabeth (Betty) Williams<br />Mairead Maguire<br />
Famous Irish Quotes<br />“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” – Oscar Wilde<br />“The Nobel Peace Prize is not awarded for what one has done, but hopefully what one will do.” – Betty Williams<br />
Sea and oceans that border Ireland<br />Atlantic Ocean<br />Irish Sea<br />Celtic Sea<br />
Major cities in Ireland<br /><ul><li>Londonderry (Northern Ireland)
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